Cockeast Pond serving as oyster laboratory

Researchers hope oysters help water clarity, reduce nitrogen

Posted 1/19/18

WESTPORT — Oysters being raised in cages seem to be faring well, which may offer hope for the future health of Cockeast Pond and other imperiled Westport waterways.

The Westport Watershed …

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